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Michael Schemer Ii 12-20-2008 09:42 PM

evince / xpdf

While I am not one of the developers for or a maintainer for Xubuntu,
I offer you my perspective as a user.
From a purely aesthetic standpoint, evince blends better with the GTK
look and feel of XFCE, more so than xpdf, which has an older looking
basic X look and feel.

Honestly, having just now tried to open a 14+MB PDF file in both, xpdf
is much faster. However, evince feels more natural and a part of the


On Dec 20, 2008, at 6:48 AM, Martin Baselier wrote:

> Hi,
> Why does xubuntu use evince as the standard pdf-viewer and not xpdf,
> which is a lot faster with rendering and uses far less resources?
> Best regards,
> Martin Baselier
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